If I change the root password, will it change my DO site login password?

August 28, 2018 296 views
DigitalOcean

I'm attempted to use SFTP via FileZilla. Unable to login, "Authentication failed. Critical error: Could not connect to server". I believe I am using the wrong credentials. Also, do I need to enable SFTP in DO somehow?

1 Answer

Hey friend!

Changing your root password will not change your login credentials for cloud.digitalocean.com, only for the single droplet that you initiate the change on. SFTP does not require any change in our control panel, though it can be disabled (if you have installed any software that might to so) on the server.

Jarland

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